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Phil Ruskin
Volunteer Assistant
2009-10 Men's Soccer Coaches
Phil Ruskin

Phil Ruskin joins the Crusader coaching staff this season as a volunteer asssistant for the 2009 campaign.

Ruskin comes to Valpo from Elmhurst College, where he was a four-year letterwinner for the Blue Jays on the pitch.  He earned the team’s Golden Goal award as a senior in 2008.  Ruskin has also gained coaching experience with the Downers Grove Roadrunners FC, as well as conducting personal one-on-one training.  He is currently working towards his USSF “D” license.

Ruskin earned a bachelor’s degree in organziational communication from Elmhurst in 2008.  He is currently working towards a master’s degree in sports administration from Valparaiso. 

2009-10 Men's Soccer
Men's Soccer Coaches
Mike Avery
Head Coach
Jeff Oleck
Assistant Coach
Andy McCaslin
Assistant Coach
Cailean Bailey
Director of Soccer Operations
Phil Ruskin
Volunteer Assistant
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler